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.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. today marks the first anniversary of superstorm sandy ,itting the ne east coast becoming one of the most a struct of storms in the nation history. after first pummeling cuba, jamaica, and the dominican republic, sandy made its way up the east coast. the storm ultimately killed 150 nine people, damaged more than 650,000 homes. thousands of people remain displaced. as the new york region marks the first anniversary of the hurricane, hurricane strength winds are battling northern europe today. at least a dozen people have been killed across britain, germany, the netherlands, denmark, and france. later in the show we will look at the superstorm sandy recovery effort and speak to a woman who is still displaced from her home. we begin today's show with former irish president mary robinson. she served as president of ireland from 1990 to 1997 and you and high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002. she now heads the mary robinson justice.n climate i recently sat down with her in new orleans the meeting of groups.ental >> climate justice starts
sandy pounded the northeast, it is open to visitors. >> while some visits will remain closed, visitors can see the great haul, the first place immigrants saw arriving in the u.s. >> for more, let's go to john, who is on ellis island this morning. ellis island suffered terrible damage during sandy. how much of the facility will be open today for visitors? >> well, stephanie, good morning. it's a 27.5-acre site here. just to give you an indication of where we are actually sited, so you know, we're in the northern end of new york harbor. we'll get jimmy, our cameraman to pan over the financial district in manhattan. this site is most famous today for the american immigration museum, and tourists who do come here today for the first time in a year will see the famous halls and they'll see the big great hall where as tom was saying just now, immigrants got their first glance at the united states, and that famous staircase where immigrants were vetted by the doctors as they went up the staircase. the doctors was looking at them to see if they had diseased. many of them, 2% of the people who
a program that could stop a terror attack. >> one year after superstorm sandy, officials say more work is needed to rebuild. the hurricane caused $55 billion in damage. >> the dow jones hit a high on wednesday, closing up. investors are expecting the federal reserve to scale back plans in relation to the bond buy-back program. "consider this" is up next. >> one year after the superstorm sandy the eastern seaboard is still recovering. after billions were pledged for the recovery why are so many people still homeless and why has so little of the money basketbalbasketballbeenspent. >> president obama's tenure has seen it's share of controversy. how is his approval rating so high is he the second teflon president. >> and hard-core fans spend countless hours into the fantasticsy football league should they be able to spend money and b bye buy shares. >> we begin with superstorm sandy. 12 months after the storm batter theebattered the northeast. many are still waiting to rebuild. al jazeera reports from a stat staton island neighborhood that turned out to be the deadliest place to be in new
it was in 2007. coming up next on al jazeera, it has been a year since hurricane sandy hit, and people who were hit the hardest still having to deal with their insurance companies. all next week america tonight investigates the campus rape crisis. >> serial rape is the norm on college campuses. >> i know that when i did report, i was blamed. >> then this friday at nine eastern, we open up the conversation in a live town-hall event. sex crimes on campus, a special week of coverage and live town-hall on america tonight nine eastern. only on al jazeera america. (vo) gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. this sunday: it seemed like a normal adoption >> do you think this family has a lot of secrets? >> it's like there's an open book as far as the family goes. >> (son - off screen) i fully believe that i was adopted by strangers. (vo) until one day ... >> (son - off screen) i found out everything i thought i knew, was a lie. (vo) al jazeera america presents open secret super storm sandy destroyed thousands of homes up and down the eastern seaboard. especially hard hit the coastal
, and super storm sandy, a year later. >> one by one world leaders and u.s. allies are learning the nsa has been spying on them. and the latest is staunch u.s. ally and the german chancellor angela merkel. her reaction she has dispatched her top spy chiefs to washington. this comes as an european delegation visits the u.s. >> reporter: the white house said it was unwilling to talk abou--to--contra-ducts reports n german newspapers that not only did president obama know about the surveillance, he fast tracked any information gleaned from angela merkel's surveillance to the white house. >> the president, i think in all he has said about this issue, not just sense the disclosures, but even before them reflects his commitment to insuring that we do everything we have to do within the law to keep america safe, to keep americans safe, and keep our allies safe, and that we do so in a way that reflects the need to find a balance, and to recognize the sincere security--rather privacy concerns that americans have and others have around the world. >> reporter: for the european delegation that has just
hurricane sandy. miles o'brien reports on how new york city is preparing for the next superstorm. test one year later the people who keep this city running are scrambling to figure out how to keep dry as the storms and the sea level rises. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to
since super storm sandy slammed in to the eats coast in the u.s. 182 lives were lost and the storm caused $65 billion in damage. making it the second costliest storm in this nation's history. less than 10 billion of the 50 billion in emergency aid from the federal government has been distributed. those are the headlines, "america tonight" is up next on al jazerra america. just looking out for each other. >> we are all alive and we have food to eat. nothing else really matters. >> as grown up as the perspective seems, they are kids who found mun -- fun way. >> when we cleaned up we didn't realise how powerful the power washers was. >> a few found a silver lining. >> i was imagining it would be like christmas. >> they are the perfect example of how resilient kids can be. there's no doubt the storm affected them all. now, their parents were sitting off to the side of our interview, and one mother told me this group conversation was the first time she had heard her son describe his feelings just after the tomorrow. >>>. >>> our special series surviving sandy one year later. loopholes a
is a big day, the anniversary of hurricane sandy. we have indra petersons, she's down in a place that became the face of devastation, seaside heights, new jersey. indra, good to have you there today. >> thank you, chris. it really is hard to believe it has already been a year since superstorm sandy really impacted the region. i'm actually standing in front of where the jetstar roller coaster used to be. if you look over my shoulder, there was nothing there. it was torn down in may. we have signs of progress. you can see, we're right in front of the casino pier. 90% of the businesses here on the boardwalk are open. they're hoping to have more open by next summer. we'll give you a deeper look into sandy coming up in a bit. i want to talk about a storm system impacting today. that storm system could bring as much as 10 inches into portions of wyoming and colorado, heavy winds, winter storm warnings in effect in that region. the reason this is so significant, you have that cold air clashing with the warm air into the south. so with that, the jet stream going right over that panhandle
of sandy reclaim some of their precious belongings >> the ambitious project completed in turkey to expect two continents under water. -- to connect two continents under water. >> no apologies, no excuses from the top spy chiefs. the head of the national intelligence told house intelligence committee that phone taps on foreign citizens are not true. the nsa would rather take the beating in the media than give up a program protecting americans from terrorists. >> top chiefs say the agency did nothing illegal, and part of the problem is leaked documents. they reveal rare details of america's surveillance techniques. >> vigorously defending the job agencies do to keep america and allies safe. >> there's not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that is not by luck. they didn't stop hating us they didn't say that they were going just forgive this. they continued to try. >> the work of the national security agency is under fire because of revelations by former nsa analyst edward snowden. documents he leaked revealed the nsa has been collecting phone calls and text mess inls of millions o
strong winds as well. i'll take you back a year. this is what it looked like when hurricane sandy was off the coast of new jersey. this is when it - about 12 to 18 hours before it made landfall here and in parts of new jersey. that particular storm - i'll go backwards. that storm was the second strongest hurricane to ever hit the united states at 65 billion worth of damage. for katrina, that was the strongest, hitting the gulf coast. back in florida it caused $46 billion damage there. we'll talk about this during the day tomorrow on the anniversary. the other big story is the snow, the rain across the west. more details on this and the warnings in effect. >> thank you. we'll talk later. drug cartels, soldiers and vigilantes opened fire. civilians run for cover. the latest on the gun battles next. nearly a near after their lives were turned upside down, some of the children who lived through hurricane sandy open up about their fears. government ha >> >> michael is here with sports. expect the unexpected in this world series. >> that's pretty much been the story line through the four games.
of a controversial state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm. outrage over reports the nsa has been spying on being world leaders gross stronger today. president obama has he has ordered a review of the u.s. spy policies,.. >> their capacities continue to expand and develop. what they are able do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> the platest allegation involves spain. the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million phone calls. answering questions. this afternoon new complaints from president obama's own party, the head of the senate intelligence committee democrat dianne feinstein says she's totally opposed to the nsa collecting intelligence on u.s. allies. a european parliamentary delegation now talking allegations face to face. more from al jazeera shihab rattans irvnsi. the massive allegations in spain over the last few days. they did talk in general terms, anonymously, the white house is briefing the press on its side of the story when it comes to angela merkel's surveillance. the
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. >> it was to days before halloween last year when s. storm sandy slammed into the northeast and became the second most destructive storm in the history of this nation. so how is the region doing exactly a year late center you don't hear that much about it from sea to shining do. but we do hear in the anymore. it's our creep, our hugo -- it's our katrina, our hugo, our andrew, and it's serious problem to this day. a live report from one of the hardest hit towns also fox news covers your world. we'll be right back. >> it's been exactly one year since superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast of the country, causing an estimated -- get this -- $65 billion in damage. that makes it the second costliest weather disaster, after hurricane katrina in the history of the nation, and while many hears have come a long way, recovery is far from over. the storm need hundreds of miles of coastlines, cut off power to how much thousands thousands of, wiped out communities, forcing thousands of folks into shelters for sometimes weeks or months, and long lines formed at the few stations with both electricity and
raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy, and now he run in the new york marathon. and saying goodbye to the second american to orbit the earth. you are watching al jazeera america. i'll be right back. >>> welcome back. healthcare.gov is offline for maintenance tonight. technicians are spending 12 hours on repairs. the site has been racked with problems, keeping people buying insurance under the affordable care act. people can still sign up over the phone. it will be back tomorrow at nine. >> honda is recalling 400,000 mini vans. software problems could lead to sudden braking in 2007/2008 odyssey vans. a replacement part will not be available until next year. instructions will be mailed to owners. >> in two hours the new york city marathon will get underway. a lot of people are eager to get back in the race. superstorm sandy cancelled the marathon, and for one first responder tomorrow's race marks the end of a long journey. >> brian wilton waited years for the day to come. >> i decided to train for the new york city marathon four years ago. it's on my calendar, my to-do list,
oors are drink. and nbc's brian williams reflects on hurricane sandy, one year ago. the wounds that haven't healed on the jersey shore are personal to him. all of that is ahead on "meet the press" on sunday, october 27. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." >>> and good sunday morning to you. obama care fix is on, but will it work? here are some of the latest developments. the end of november is the timeline the administration is now targeting to have the obama care website running smoothly. the latest report is that 700,000 applications have been filed but nobody will say how many have actually enrolled. secretary kathleen sebelius is to testify this week before congress as some republicans continue to call for her ouster. and even democrats now are urging change, ten senators calling for open enrollment to be extended beyond the current end date of march 2014. we wanted to help you understand some of the impact of the president's health care plan around the country. we're going to talk to the ceo of florida'
: and one year after superstorm sandy, what american cities can learn from the netherlands, as they prepare for the next big storm. >> test test test for newshour. testing testing. >> you are quite surprised to see a city like new york, so many people expose and no levees and no protection at all, that was astonishing to me. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> united healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: members of congress took fresh aim at the new health care law today. the house ways and means committee called in the head of the centers for medicare a
the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to this modern-day hero after the break. >>> in india celebrations are underway. candles and sweets are given out during the festival of life. foreign goods are making the festival a little less authentic. we are told why. >> prayers are an important tradition during the festival of light. apart from prayers this dwali is less traditional. lights made in china flooded the market in india. indian manufacturers can't compete. >> translation: these chinese ones are brighter and cheaper. in india they make one or two pieces in a day. in china production is higher. >> a local business association says a third of consumers buy chinese-made declaration gs for dwali. some locals adapted by embracing the import. >> they use the chinese products, feeling that it is more profitable than manufacturing here. >> although it's the country's biggest festival, good prices and better quality are more important than made in india. they are losing some of the local flavour.
in the wake of superstorm sandy, and this year there's added security measures because of boston. but one runner that we caught up with has been training for the new york city marathon for four years, and was a first responder to sandy victims, he caught up with him. he said the added security measures make him feel safe. >> certainly feel safer with the added security. i have family watching near the finish line. that was a thought i had, do i want to subject them to that. the n.y.p.d. have them under control. it took a lot longer to get in here - i'm okay with that. security is supertight. they are not leaving anything to chance. >> the ny pd ramped up security effort. police commissioner ray kelly says this year's security is expected to be tight, adding 1400 security cameras in addition to the 6,000 security cameras civilinging throughout the -- sur veiling throughout the city. there'll be dogs at the finish line, helicopters monitoring from the air, and boats in the harbour to ensure that the runners are safe crossing the bridges. all of this is put in place to make sure another bost
. including yours. super storm sandy and the effects it still has on americans. >> we do not wanna let sandy dictate our lives., and we never will... >> surviving sandy, one year later... tomorrow 7 am - easten on al jazeera america >>> hello again, i am laura kyle. a reminders of the top stories here on al jazerra. the u.s. president has ordered a review of intelligence gathering methods among allegation that his the national security agency bugged the phones of several world leaders including allies in europe. video of hostages being shot at during a siege. a philippine army says they were caught in the cross fire as the army fought rebels. a u.n. report says syria will meet a looming deadline to destroy the chemical weapons and equipment. it's supposed to be completed three days from now. >>> the u.n. special envoy to syria is due to meet members of the opposition the day after he met president assad in du damas. he is trying to bring together all sides of the conflict for proposed peace talks in geneva but so far he's failed to convince several opposition factions, rob reports. >> report
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sandy made landfall devastating communities in new york, new jersey, connecticut. congressman chris smith from new jersey will be joining me to share how his district is still rebuilding, still recovering. >>> one year ago today the storm was barreling up the east coast. here is a look back at lester holt reporting on "nightly news" as millions were bracing for its impact. >> the wind is howling. just over my shoulder the roiling chesapeake bay telegraphing power of sandy parallel to us, off the coast. arrival at landfall has forecasters using terms like mega storm. an unheard of link up between hurricane and two win-like storm systems expected to generate life threatening storm surges, damaging winds, rain and snow impacting up to 60 million people. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logisti
a sophisticated assault from the get-go. bill: also, it has been almost a-year since superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. the recovery efforts one year later, how is it going? a iconic american landmark reopening for the first time since that storm. the day we rescued riley, was a truly amazing day. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley. for over 18 years we've helped people take care of the things that matter most. join today at angieslist.com if you have business idea, we have a personalized legal solution that's right for you. with easy step-by-step guidance, we're here to help you turn your dream into a reality. start your business today with legalzoom. martha: hard to believe, nearly one year ago, that superstorm sandy rocked the northeast, affected millions of americans as it barreled onshore. today, so many people along the coast are still recovering. they're working to rebuild their homes and their communities, but while some progress has been made there's still a lot, a lot, trust me, that needs to be done. watch this. >
ahead - going the distance. he raced to help the victims of hurricane sandy. now he'll run in his first new york city marathon. we'll introduce you to him. >> a showdown in the sunshine state with national title implications. sports is on the way. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. authorities filed murder charges against paul ciancia for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. investigators found a note aledly written by paul ciancia saying he attended to target t.s.a. screeners. healthcare.gov website has been taken down for repairs about 9:00 pm saturday. trying to get the bugs worked out. it will be back on line within half an hour. >> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east on damage patrol. it will include stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. one of goals to repair tensions with gulf ally or syria. >> bassem yousseff, the jon stewart of egypt was suspended, bosses saying he violated editorial policy. fans say he was censored for poking fun at the military. this is part of an loaning crackdown. >> on the set bassem yousseff is talking to a v
to hit the region in 40 years. a year after superstorm sandy communities are still trying to rebuild. there's a group of people who have down a lion share of the work - updocumented workers. kaelynn ford has their story. >> lucio and alfredio worked on staten island for years. after hurricane sandy. they took to the streets to do what they do best. together with other undocumented immigrants, they formed brieing aids. >> thousands of day labourers that lived in the same neighbours were among the first responders, way before fema, way before the red cross. they went into the neighbourhood and brought relief to the many people that give them jobs - the home owners that give them jobs for years. >> they worked for free, clearing debris and distributing food and water. >> translation: the people were grateful, happy we were there working. they didn't know who we were. we came up and started helping without being asked to. we were compelled to do it. >> it's not the first time undocumented immigrants have been on the front lines. >> a quarter of the workers who helped to rebuild new orle
hopelessly left behind. >> up next, one year after hurricane sandy. more from mayor bloomberg and others on what cities can do to deal with the effects of climate change. >>> one of the big trends of the last few decades has been the growth of cities. more and more people around the world are moving to urban centers. and with that, cities have grown in power and importance. but what can a city do to combat something even bigger? climate change. i had a great set of panelists recently at the clinton global initiative. michael bloomberg, the mayor of new york city, judith roden and jim kim, president of the world bank. sketch for us the broader issue of resilience. you are doing work at the world bank trying to help these cities. what do you think is the challenge they face? >> cities are responsible for 70% of the carbon that goes up in the air. we have to think about how cities are structured and how they're built. the future of the planet depends on how we build the cities. at the same time, we see that disasters have been increasing. cities have to build in a kind of resilience to be a
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beused by the former assistant football coach. and one year later, remembering hurricane sandy. the super storm was one of the most damaging and one of the most expensive storms no ever hit the u.s. >>> welcome to al jazerra america, i am steff stephanie sa federal judge has ruled a restrictive abortion law set to go in to effect on tuesday in effect is uncons strungal. the ruling allows dozens of abortion clinch i cans to remain open in the state. >> reporter: even as antiabortion protesters rally outside of a texas abortion clinic in support of the state's efforts to restrict abortions. >> i am out here to express our conviction that human life is sacred in all its forms. >> reporter: inside those clinics, abortion providers are celebrating a legal victory that insures all of the state's 36 licensed facilities are in operation tuesday. >> it was great to be able to tell -- women were calling us saying, do i have my appointment tomorrow? can i come in. it was also even more rewarding for me being able to tell my staff that they have a job. >> reporter: the antiabortion legislators who ba
, and the year before that what was going on? >> last year was hurricane sandy. >> that's right. >> and i hate to say that we suffered when i see what happened to queens and new jersey. i feel to say we suffered when they were devastated down there, and the year before that it was a snow storm. we did have the hayride, one night. and the next night the hay was all covered in snow and nobody was going to come out in that kind of weather. >> i guess you don't have a on the of people in there, because they are all out there trick or treating. >> believe it or not we have been busy. events are going on in town. the cemetery i'm sure has something going on. tomorrow and saturday, the hollow and the legend are still going, even though it's november. >> laura good to see you. congratulations and i hope things continue to go well. i'll stop in for pizza one of these days. final thought goes to the stock market. the great depression started with a stock meltdown in october of 1929. panic returned six days later. this year's october's scary moments included the shutdown, but despite that, october was a
due to super storm sandy. that's it, and thanks for watching aljazeera america, inside story is next, and as always, check us out 24 hours a day on aljazeera.com. "inside story." hello, i'm libby casey. the capitol has been buzzing with high profile congressional hearings on nsa surveillance and the problems with the dare's rollout. in the halls of congress there's a heavy weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's mark
in the marathon. it was concerne canceled last yr because of super-storm sandy. part of the back drop was increased security. there were 1500 cameras along the route. >> after a year hiatus the new york city marathon picked up right where it left off. for runners crossing this finish line, the come back was one of personal victory and pride. >> it was really great. last year was supposed to be my first year and it canceled, right, obviously. and so making it up this year was awesome. i did even better than expected. and i think i qualified for boston and that is even better. >> all along the 26.2-mile journey the experience was dip. the n why ofyn opd peeved beefer security. bomb stif sniffing dogs and helicopters. we went to all different check points. >> and we went from the west side and the east side and we got checked three or four times and they opened our imagine bag. i'm a new yorker this is nothing. last months' race in boston was heavily guarded. both went off without a hitch, but it's a sign that marathon racing is changing. >> and still ahead on al jazeera america thousand
been a year, hard to believe this, since superstorm sandy ravaged new york and new jersey. much as changed as you can imagine. we've got some before and after i cans. not everything has changed. a lot of people are in limbo, fighting with insurance companies or navigating the serp pen teen web of government red tape. 356,000 structures most of them homes were heavily damaged or destroyed. some of this them lifted off foundations and move the down the street. many people still living in fema temporary housing. it has been a year of great progress in many cases. look at that before and after. but you have to temper that by the humbling frustrations as you'll see in this video lookbalook back. >> here three miles compared to what we've been seeing in other places. it is about to crest over the sidewalk here in riverside park. it's definitely a much higher water level than we've seen before. >> this massive tree right to the ground. >> well, atlantic city, new jersey was one of the areas hardest hit by sandy. and coming up, we'll hear from atlantic city mayor lorenzo langford who sa
some of the worst damage that sandy wrought along the jersey shore. and we'll see two different approaches to installing pilings at our project houses. rich: i want to be a pile driver when i grow up. kevin: when everything's said and done, how many piles do you end up with? man: there's going to be about 50 piles for this house. -wow! -yeah. norm: oh, look at this! it's overwhelming. rich: the power of the water is just amazing, isn't it? kevin: what is this community's future? it'll be our house, just ten feet off the ground. norm: look at that. we don't want to go through this ever again. i'm going to rebuild my entire house. kevin: you sound optimistic, but this is not going to be easy. or, on the wall. ready? let's take off. the home depot is proud to support "this old house" and doers everywhere. the home depot is proud to support man! what we need is some elbow grease. [ laughs ] yeah, you can -- are you kidding me? gmc -- lending "this old house" a helping hand since 2002. [ wind howling, bird squawks ] [ thunder crashes, car alarm blares ] when the unexpected happens, s
>> this is are al jazeera america live from new york city. i'm del walters. supper storm sandy killed at least 182 people in the united states and canada. >>> pakistani victims of drone strikes will be talking to congress about theirs ordeals. >>> both president obama and congress speaking about limiting the nsa's powers. spain is the latest country that was spied on by that agencies. >>> the obama administration is giving consumers more time to sign up for health care coverage, a six week extension. this will help them avoid new tax penalties. the move comes after the troubled rollout of the president's overhaul of the health care plan. that is it for your update. check us out at aljazeera.com. we will see you then. check . . lz >> >> >> >>> welcome to al jazeera america. stories. a bipartisan group of lawmakers plans to introduce a bill that could strip the nsa of om of its powers. if passed it ends the agency's ability to bulk collect phone records and restrict who it can spy on. >> fighting in syria blocked u.n. inspectors from access to two chemical weapons facilities, a s
superstorm sandy. >>> and coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will take you into one of oprah winfrey's home as her auction kicks off. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." [ both cheer ] got it! i...did not get it. [ female announcer ] you may not be the best with a smart phone but you know what's best for your kids. so we listened when you said gogurt should have only natural colors and flavors and no high fructose corn syrup. thanks, mom. or giving the dog a workout, find your balance™. every delicious balance bar® has 40-30-30 balanced nutrition to give you energy that lasts. balance bar®... >>> the death toll from the civil war in syria has risen to more than 120,000. iran has long denied involvement in the conflict, but cbs news has obtained photographic proof that iranian fighters are helping syrian forces. elizabeth palmer reports. >> reporter: here they are, members of the elite revolutionary guards on the front lines of syria's civil war. the video was shot by this man, a tehran cameraman invited to film a guard unit under the command of
the finish line one year after hurricane sandy cancelled the race. >> we will go into what happened to kubiak last night later in sports. ♪ recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. on inside story,
with cheering crowds last week's marathon was canceled because of damage from superstore sandy this years eve and focused on tuesday security in light of the post boston marathon bombings which left three people dead more than two hundred and sixty injured at least one thousand five hundred cameras were placed along the routes and helicopters flew above for aerial surveillance participants were screened and inspected before the start and police carried out freakin baggage checks and spectators. chris get jeff to kenya won the marathon speed rail division with a time of two hours twenty five minutes seven seconds and another canadian jeff freeman time claimed victory on the males died in two hours eight minutes and twenty four seconds each winner will receive one hundred thousand dollars in prize money. rule do. will be. i mean. to me gold. who are it will design. hse top. i do the heat. has you. since. it is our taiwan all content when cooking oil products manufactured by keane c international group on the top of lake temple corporation have been pulled off of the shells alfred they were foun
hurricane sandy and ran the campain as a moderate. and i chris christie will be int position to argue that is the most electable candidate for 2016 and the party needs to follow his lead. christie has been blasting the tea party republicans for shutting down the federal government last month and nearly causing a debt default. we need to show the republican party in america that we can win again. anguess where they are going toe watching on tuesday night to see if we win right here in new jersey, they are going to be watching us. >> a christie victory could be more sixty given the out come the republicans are bracing for in virginia. >> the state attorney general is the tea party favorite. he brought the first lawsuit against obamacare and to build new rolle roads and ease virgins congestion. >> he finds himself down points of terry mccullough. >> you abouhe has been able to s race a referendum on the tee party. >> mccullough wins tomorrow in virginia and chris te christie n new jersey look for soul searching and another direction for the tea party. >> maybe this is a question to consi
the own undercover agents in the occupy sandy relief efforts. and that, i think, has a real foacial chill people's activity. people who may want to go out and participate in occupy sandy and relief effort or the original occupy movement may be chilled from doing so if they think that their participation will be noted and it may have repurr cushion down the road. in some way it's a good audience to convey the point. there a lot of young people who might want jobs at rand or made in political movement if they want security clierns down the line. i think that's a profound problem. to go back to the oversight. there's a legal issue by the in surveillance problem because a doctrine of standing. whichly not bore you with in great detail. just to say there's a doctrine that said you can't challenge a program unless you can prove you have been harmed by it and your own subjective reaction to the program is not enough. so you to prove you have been targeted by it. well, nobody can prove they have been targeted by secret surveillance programs. so lawsuits, the aclu has brought the challenge the var
the fbi placed its own undercover agents inside the occupied sandy relief efforts. that has a real potential to chill people's political people who may want to go out and participate in occupied sandy relief efforts or the original occupied efforts. it may be chilled if people think their participation may be noted and that may have repercussions down the road. this is a good audience to convey that point. there are young people who might want jobs that rants or with the state department who might have second thoughts -- you might or with the rand state department who might have second thoughts. to go back to the oversight, there is a legal issue with oversight by the courts, particularly surveillance. says is a doctrine that you cannot challenge a program unless you can prove you have been harmed by it and your objective reaction to the existence of the program is not enough. you have to prove you have been targeted. nobody can prove they have been targeted by secret surveillance programs. the aclu has brought the challenge of warrantless surveillance programs and they have been t
, ellis island is set to reopen a year after being submerged by super storm sandy. >> now more from ellis island, big doings there today, stacy. >> reporter: yeah, big day here today. 9:30, the first boat will arrive with visitors. for more than a year, when sandy came through almost one year to the date, it completely flooded ellis island. eight feet of water washed through the main hall here, it destroyed the electrical system. it destroyed the boilers. so things have been pretty out of commission. but finally they are able to open it to the public today. it is not all the way there. there is still a lot of work to be done because workers here, before this storm, had taken all of the artifacts, a lot of photographs and moved it to higher ground. right after the storm, when everything was flooded, they removed it all to storage warehouses. that stuff has not been brought back because right now, ellis island is still running on interim power and heat. so still about six to eight months out from ellis island being totally back to normal. back to you. >> stacy, live. how can does it take to
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